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Ascent of The Horns on 2020-10-15

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, October 15, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Horns
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3805 ft / 1159 m

Ascent Trip Report

A well-sheltered, relatively gentle ridge walk from Bigelow West to the partially open and ledgy summit of South Horn. Thank you to the group from Lewiston-Auburn that let me tag along with them for the ridge hike!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:550 ft / 167 m
    Total Elevation Loss:550 ft / 167 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:550 ft / 167 m
    Loss on way in:550 ft / 167 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Bigelow West summit  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Bigelow/Horns loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Avery Peak2020-10-152850 ft / 869 m
2Bigelow Mountain2020-10-15260 ft / 79 m
3The Horns2020-10-15550 ft / 168 m
4The Horns-North Peak2020-10-15220 ft / 67 m
Total Trip Gain: 3880 ft / 1183 m    Total Trip Loss: 1020 ft / 311 m



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